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Sep 28, 2012 6:00pm PDT
and former united states defense secretaries and the secretary of the army and air force. they claim the high ranking officials knew about at assault problem in the military and didn't do enough to prosecute the attackers or stop revenge. him all endured strikingly similar patterns of revenge and harassment for having reported. >> the treatment of rape victims in the military is so humiliating many would rather die. >> reporter: an estimates it's thousand sexual assaults but only 3200 cases were reported and less than 800 prosecuted. that's why a congresswoman is pushing the stop act. it would pull prosecution out of the military chain of command and into independent panel. >> they will get a fair revalue. they won't have the conflict of interest overlay that happens with many of these cases. >> reporter: now the stop act remains in committee so for now the handling of military sexual saw assault cases remains in house. live in alameda. >> and we have posted a topee of the lawsuit on the website. you can read the charges for yourself. just look for the court document. >> today angry paren
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Sep 25, 2012 5:00am PDT
of same-sex marriage, and proposition eight. votersvote the defensive marriage act detyping marriage between one man and one woman in the eyes of the federal government. if the justices too do take up the issue,erel originalments won't begin until next we're with a decision expected by june of next year. >>> here at home, chevron revealed more details about a pipe failure of the cause of a fire last month in richmond. about 200 people were at this meeting last night. the general manager said the pipe that failed had a low silicon content which could lead to a faster corrosion rate. he says the pipe was inspected last november but not the 5- foot section that failed. in the meantime, the general manager called for reports that it used a pipe to bypass air monitors, that's not correct. >> the pipe at issue is an equal saying line and was part of a system to be put in for the 2003 bay air quality tear management regulations. >> epa's criminal investigation is still going on. they will conduct an on-site audit next week. >>> new details about the peanut butter recall. we have learned two
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Sep 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
that was overturned by the 9th circuit. other cases include the defense of marriage act that the obama administration won't defend. also if nigerians may sue shell oil for alleged human rights and bosses and if the university of texas based a denial of admission on a whitable cant's race. >>> starting tomorrow bring your own bag or an extra dime. the check out bag ordinance goes into effect on monday. stores must give up plastic and offer paper. customers will have to pay ten cents a bag if they forget to bring their own. restaurants and bakeries are excement exempt until next year. >> a 28-year-old faces murder charges in the death of michelle lei. she went to high school with her and later prosecutors say she grew jealous of the girl blaming her for her failed relationship with a former boyfriend. michelle vanished from a nursing class. her body was found moss months later. >> closing arguments companied to start tomorrow in the trial of a former crime lab tech accused of stealing cocaine from work. debthe san francisco da dismissed hundreds of criminal case that were based unnested from that la
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Oct 1, 2012 10:00pm PDT
esteban as a woman consumed with jealousy and hatred for le. the defense says it was a crime of passion. the defense says prosecutors can't prove first or second degree murder but today prosecutors set out to prove motive and premeditation. they shared one conversation during which esteban accused of meresiban of harboring feeling for le and threatening both saying you will be honest about le or i will take your life and hers. today scott meresigan testified that he and le were just friends but that esteban was convinced that the two were having a sexual relationship. esteban once sent meresigan a text saying that he had picked a wore over his family. >> we're just here for michelle. >>> the man accused of opening fire inside a bay area nursing school appears in court. his outburst right in front of the judge. >>> on this first monday of october the u.s. supreme court opened its new term of the case involving human rights. the court will decide if federal courts have jurisdiction to hear lawsuits against corporations accused of human rights accuses over seas. at least two justices quest
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Oct 1, 2012 4:30am PDT
hear cases involving the defensive marriage act and it challenges the voting rights act. >>> the man accused of murder could have his sentence reduced. it is because of a new law for people sentenced to life in prison while they are juvenile. if they are showing remorse, a judge can reduce their sentence. it could be cut to a 25 year to life sentence. >>> they signed the senate bill and that tries to turn gay or lesbian teens straight. they intend to seek a temporary injunction against the law. it would have provided meal breaks and other protection to come must particular workers. and he said there are unanswered questions as whether or not it would extend to part- time workers. >>> president barack obama and mitt romney are preparing for wednesday's presidential debate. president barack obama talked about it at a rally in las vegas. >> i want to have a serious discussing about what we need to do to keep the country growing and restore security for hard working americans. was that people will be listening for and that's teeth bait you deserve. >> president barack obama will remain i
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Oct 2, 2012 4:30am PDT
accused of killing michelle le, why the defense said she should not be charged with murder. >>> we will have more on your morning commute and the bay area weather coming up. >>> good morning welcome back. it happened in an area near lama island near china's fireworks show. more than 100 people were thrown into the water. the accident is the deadliest for hong kong. they are charged with operating the craft unsafely. >>> testimony continues in the trial of giselle esteban. she is charged with murdering nursing student michelle le. they delivered opening statements with the prosecution calling it premeditated murder fueled with jealousy and hate. she said giselle esteban was snapped when provoked and family and friends said it was a difficult moment as the last moments of michelle le's life were laid out for the jury. >> this is anticipation without all the details is becoming very difficult. >> they say michelle le was dating the father of giselle esteban's child. she was killed four months later. >>> and the mass shooting in oakland will be evaluated after making an outburst in cou
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Sep 25, 2012 6:00am PDT
it four years ago, and another case they could take up is the defense marriage act. if the justices do take up the issue, oral arguments would not begin until next year though. decisions are expected by june of next year. >>> a new study finds senior citizens in seven of the most 10 popular medicare prescription drug plans will be help with people youngs -- premiums hikes if they don't shop around. researchers say it's possible you can look for a low premium plan. open enrollment for medicare begins october 15. >>> the local military bases -- basis could lose millions of dollars with possible cuts. xhupg at 6:-- coming up at 6:45, what that could be for travis air force base. >>> governor brown is heading to the google head carters. he has a bill that allowed cars to be driven on state roads, and making california the second state to allow the driverrerless cars on the road. na saturday dah approved it in -- nevada approved it first. >> let's look at what we have now. traffic is moving well around the bay area. this is the east shore freeway. it's more crowded. after yesterday's travel
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Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. the defense claims it was a crime of passion. >>> the mother of michelle le -- brother of michelle le. >> having a difficult time with the case. >> reporter: cameras were not permitted inside where photos of michelle le's bones were presented along with recordings between seth s&p -- between the two. >> they know every location she has been in over the course of the last couple of years. >> reporter: in one conversation she accuses her of harboring feelings for him and threatening him. today he testified that they were just friends but she was convinced she was have -- he was having a relationship with michelle le. giselle esteban accused him of picking her over your family. >> we are just here for michelle. trying to be strong. >> reporter: we tried to speak with o.j.'s family -- with giselle esteban's family. as you can see they did not want to talk. reporting live, patty lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> closing arguments in the trial of a former san francisco crime lab technician accused of steeling cocaine. she was charged with stealing cocaine. she has admitted to taking the drugs b
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Sep 27, 2012 5:00am PDT
a defense on marriage act. they are looking into whether same sex marriages should be abandoned or preserved. they have recently struck down the law and the obama administration no longer defends it. the ruling is not expected for months. >>> a couple from new jersey is suing after their picture was used in an antigay attack in colorado. they took their photo without their permission and wrote a caption across it. it was used on mailers against a republican state lawmaker and the group has made no comment on that lawsuit. >>> in election news, president barack obama seems to be widening nationwide. allison burns is there to talk about one group that seems to be rallying behind the republican nominee. >> reporter: mitt romney is going to be meeting with veterans in ohio and they have a recent poll which shows a double digit lead over obama with veterans. he and his running mate stepped up their calls against looming defense cuts. >> we believe in peace through strength and we believe that when america's military is strong, america is safer. >> reporter: the obama campaign points to oil polls
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Sep 24, 2012 6:00pm PDT
receiver darrius heyward-bey drilled up high by the steelers defensive backfield yesterday. body limp as he lay motionless for several minutes. you couldn't help fear. but happy to report he was released from the hospital today after spending the night for observation. he is resting at home and should make a full recovery. >> sounded tired. yeah. sounded tired. but he is doing okay. he was in good spirits. doing fine. >> tough, violent, physical game. you never want to see your teammate or even the opposing team get carted off. unfortunate thing that goes long with the game. i think as players we understand that. >> glad to hear he is doing better. vote for this week's high school game of the week. www.ktvu.com is the place. six match-ups to choose from. if you see your school up there, get on it. we will feature your game saturday night and the giants clinched saturday, they are off today before they host arizona later this week. that is the sporting life for monday evening. >> all right. thank you. >> ktvu viewers are celebrating the giants division win. she sent us this photo of two very
FOX
Sep 25, 2012 4:30am PDT
on same-sex marriage was approved by voters four years ago. another possible case is the defense of marriage act which defines marriage as between one man and one woman in the eyes of a the federal government. if the justices do take up the issue, oralling arguments would not begin until next year. decision is expected in june of next year. >>> this afternoon governor brown is heading to google headquarters. he is planning on signing the car bill which allows cars to be tested on state roads and also outlines rules and standards for the cars and makes california the second state to allow the driverrerless cars on the road. >>> high speed charging network for the model s cars last night. there's six of them in california. they announced drivers can get a half t charge in folsom, harris ranch, la and barstow. they only work for one model. >>> 4:46 is the time. any problems so far? >> we don't have a lot going on. that's good and nice to start the morning off doing well. let's go outside and i'll show you some pictures and maps that we have here. you see traffic is moving along well
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Sep 29, 2012 8:00pm PDT
expect 44 and 80, often called the best tandem of defensive ends not just in the conference but possibly in the country. they'll get an argument out of lsu with mingo and montgomery, but they rank up there and a big play was made. >> gus: last three seasons, not how you start, it's how you finish. texas has gotten off to good starts. >> charles: just think about big games. big-name opponents. that's what texas is looking for this evening. trying to put someone up on the mantle that the rest of the country will set up and take notice yet again. if they pull this off, being the defending big 12 champion, that would more than qualify. >> gus: texas with a tough road. oklahoma state here, west virginia. to the sidelines, and tracy moore gets out of bounds with 11 seconds to go. >> charles: the ball has to be sent downfield by j.w. walsh and oklahoma state. >> gus: oklahoma state will call its final time-out. >> charles: you're counting on a strike downfield. you're counting on pass interference downfield. it's a 15-yard penalty. you're looking for whatever you can to keep it alive, keep givi
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Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
that drove giselle esteban to plan michelle le's murder. the defense argues it was a crime of passion. michelle le's family was at the courthouse today and their focus is the same. >> we are here for michelle. trying to be strong for her. >> investigators say giselle esteban killed michelle le in a garage in may of last year. >>> today police said they have determined that a shooting on the freeway yesterday was a targeted shooting. this red car was fired at after 3:30 p.m. while driving on highway 101. the three people inside the car were injured but are recovering. the incident snarled traffic for hours. now police say it was not a random shooting but they are still trying to determine the motive. >>> police say a teacher accused of having a relationship with a former student was found dead this morning. james izumizaki was arrested last week but charges were never filed. the death is now being investigated as a suicide. the body was found this morning inside his car. james izumizaki had worked at albany middle school since 2008. officials say counselors will be on campus. >>> it is
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Sep 30, 2012 10:00pm PDT
lead. 49 defense kept the heat on new york's mark sanchez all day. he fumbled once and was intercepted by patrick willis in the third quarter when it was still a 10-0 game. new york turned the ball over five times. still 10-0 when the nineers went on a fourth down play. jones finds the end zone. 17-0. it wasn't just sanchez who was smothered by the
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Sep 25, 2012 7:00am PDT
lawmakers in washington, d.c. are considering an 18% cut to defense spending over the next 10 years. >>> a man accused of punching a san jose police officer in the face is punching several charges. police say it happened sunday amp when police responded to domestic violence calls. they say they found a man arguing with a woman trying to get inside the house. when police officers arrived that man allegedly punched the officer in the face. >>> well, the group home in the south bay is being sued over allegations of one of their staff members sexually abusing a child. emq's family first ignored a warning that a staff member was acting inappropriately towards a 12-year-old girl. the lawsuit says 33-year-old bailey sexually assaulted the girl a week after the warning. the girl's testimony is being used in a criminal case against bailey involving at least two other alleged victims. ktvu obtained the information. we did contact them and were told they would have no comment. >>> it is 7:49. american airlines canceling more flights, some at the last minute creating more headaches for passenge
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Sep 25, 2012 5:00pm PDT
that it was clear intent on the part of him to do what he did. >> reporter: defense attorneys challenging the video and down playing their client's statement on it. >> just a statement. after you get punched in the face you -- what would you say? >> reporter: albert has been in a coma since november. the other man face faces attempted murder. reporting live. david steve ebben so. >> home prices jump more than forecasters expected in july. economists surveyed say that it's a sign that housing will help spur overall economic growth. the numbers were released today. they say that home values in 20 united states cities were up 1.2% in july compared to a year earlier. it's the biggest 12 month advance since august of 2010. despite the news on housing and good news on consumer confidence stock prices fell today. people were worried about the lower profit forecast for caterpillar. the dow fell 101 points, the nasdaq down 43 and the s and p had it's worst day since june, down 15 points. >> toys r us the latest to put out the help wanted signs for the holidays. the toy store giant plans to hire 45,000 s
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Sep 25, 2012 10:00pm PDT
's same-sex marriage ban and the federal defense of marriage act at a later date. another possibility is that the supreme court will let stand the ninth circuit ruling in favor of same-sex marriage. one case that is in the docket will deal with drunk driving. lower courts have argue had the a suspect's blood alcohol level could dissipate while police try to obtain that warrant. >>> president obama spoke at the united nations general assembly. he addressed several issues critical at home and across the globe. the president denounced the anti muslim video that sparked protest worldwide as well as the reaction. and he specifically spoke on the attack on the embassy and the attack of four americans. >> nuclear weapons in iran will not be easy to contain. >> reporter: president obama said there is still time and space to resolve the iran issue throughdiplomacy but he went on to say the time is not unlimited. >>> how the president's speech addressed claims advanced by mitt romney. and each candidate's weakness just six weeks to election day. >>> well it's no longer just a sports story. the
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Sep 28, 2012 7:00am PDT
into specifics but the defense contains there was no critical condition. >> according to the prosecution, there's fightal vancouvering information until his book about carrying out sunset -- carrying out thissing attack -- there's information in his book about carrying out this attack. i can also tell you that -- a lot of the information, a lot of the -- i guess, juicy details that we're hoping to learn from these documents just released about an hour or so ago. we're hoping to have more information about the arrest affidavit and also subpoenas but i can tell you from just looking at the -- looking through all of these documents, all subpoenas were blocked out and the arrest affidavit was not included. obviously bow both the prosecution and defense want to keep this thing out of the media and take this trial to court and see what happens there from there. another developing story we're following right now. it's information regarding an e- mail that prosecutors went to giants -- to clients and their family. in the e-mail, prosecutors are asking victims to contact sinny mark by today -- cinemark
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Sep 28, 2012 5:00pm PDT
a professor but in other documents defense attorneys say those allegations false. the university has said he had withdrawn from school and was denied access to nonpublic areas for that reason. >>> a new search for remains of jimmy hoffa caused a commotion. people came to watch police drill through concrete behind a home. they removed samples of soil and clay but said there are no signs of human remains. allll this after a man told police he thought a body was buried there 35 years ago. police checked just to be sure but said the timeline didn't add up. . >> tonight we learn more about the crash that killed a little girl riding her bike. also we were able to talk to one of her relatives. mike is in nevado and has learned that girl was practically home when she was hit. >> reporter: right. we know according to police the young girl was riding her bike against traffic across the street here and she was struck by an suv just about a hundred yard from her house located in that subdivision right there. we also learned today that the young girl was loved in this area. just about 90 minutes a vigil
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Sep 28, 2012 10:00pm PDT
francisco today against the current and former u.s. defense secretaries and the -- they claim these high ranking officials knew about the assault problems in the military and didn't do enough to stop the attackers. >> they all endured strikingly similar partners of retall -- patterns of retaliation. >> the treatment of rape victims in the military is so stigmatizing, many would rather die. >> according to the 2000 annual report it estimates 19,000 military sexual assaults but only 3200 reported. that's why pushing the stop act. would push it into an independent panel. >> they will get a fair review, that they will not have the conflict of interest overlay that happens with so many of these cases. >> reporter: the stop act remains in -- so now the handling of military sexual assaults remains in house. >>> and you can read the charges for yourself at ktvu.com. we have posted a copy of the lawsuit. just scroll down to the hot topic section to find those court documents. >>> police say she fled with her baby after abandoning her daughter at save way. tonight growing concerns about the safety
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Oct 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
, one goh suddenly stood up and shouted to the judge, i have a motion. his defense lawyer put out a motion on his mental state. he is accused of killing seven people at the oikos university where he was once a student. he is due back in court later this month. >>> later this morning testimony resumes in the trial of giselle esteban, the union city woman charged with killing nursing student michelle le. attorneys from both sides made opening statements and the prosecution called it a premed dated -- premeditated murder. they say it was man slaughter but that giselle esteban did not mean to kill michelle le but snapped when provoked. she was thinking michelle le was dating the father of her child which led her to stack and killed michelle le in the year 2011. >>> and a fire danger is posed by this hot weather. a fire started near highway 116 and highway 101. the fire left a dozen people homeless. it started near record temperatures along the coast. a fire in mendocino county also started fires but that has not prompted any evacuations. >>> they are offering jobs literally around the
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Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. >>> the department of defense has now identified the remains of seven soldiers. one of them is from the bay area. sergeant james a.sisney and the six other marines were on board a pbj1 aircraft that failed to return from a training mission in 1944 over an island in the pacific. their remains will be buried thursday with full military honors at arlington national cemetery. >>> the german parent company of team mobile is in talks to merge its u.s. division with georgia tech. the german company tried to get out of the market when it tried to sell wireless at&t. metro pcs and team mobile use incompatible systems. >>> this female poodle mix was hit by a car in massachusetts. investigators say the driver slammed on the breaks but didn't see the dog and kept going. it wasn't until the car hit east providence rhode island that another driver noticed what had happened. >> she was kind of wedgeed in there with the license plate and the license plate cover. >> well the dog had minor injuries but you can tell she's in pretty good shape. investigators are know trying to find her owner. >>> driving in san fr
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Sep 27, 2012 7:00am PDT
a new york federal appeals court will hear arguments about the defensive marriage act. lawyers will debate the law that denies recognition of same- sex marriage. several judges have struck down the law before and the obama administration does not defend it anymore. it may be months before there is a court routeing on this. >>> a gay couple is suing after their engagement photo was used without their permission in an anti-gay attack ad in colorado. they say a nonprofit group that opposes gay marriage dare darr marriage took their photo without their permission and used a caption above it. the -- the group who made the ad has no comment about this. >>> president obama seems to be widening his lead over mitt romney nationwide. but alison burns is live in our washington, d.c. bureau with the one group that seems to be rallying behind the republican nominee. >> reporter: tori, mitt romney will campaign in northern virginia. here he is meeting with veterans. the poll shows romney with a double-digit lead over president obama. he and paul ryan have stepped up their call against loomin
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Sep 27, 2012 10:00pm PDT
and the touchdown. stanford on top 13-3. but the defense that had only given up 124 yards rushing in the first three games surrenders 146 tonight. bisoáp tenke exploding for 61 yards and -- bishop tenke exploding. and price down the sidelines, 35 yards. yeah that's a touchdown. washington wins 17-13 stanford's first defeat. both teams now are 3-1. huge huge upset. 49er euphoria replaced by a myriad of questions after an ugly loss to the vickings. but they lay low preparing for the new york jets. they like the rest of the nfl happy to have the distraction of the referees labor dispute over and done with. we all know by now players included just how much the real guys were missed. >> we all just want to go out there and have a fair game. each and every team, we work so hard throughout the week. when they always say this game is a game of inches. monday night you saw that. last week you saw that with us. you know minor mistakes and you know calls like that can really cost you. >> we're all going to go back to complaining but right now players and fans all lovey dovey with officials back in uniforms t
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Sep 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
. >> the defense department estimates 19,000 sexual assaults occurred in the armed forces last year. about 240 cases were prosecuted. >>> governor jerry brown says he is making sure there is moreover sight of the calf national guard. he sign -- california national guard. he signed a bill cracking down on misconduct. he will appoint an inspector general with far greater authority to investigate fraud complaints. there have been allegations of financial misdealings and improper pay for generals. the new law also provides more protections for whistle blowers reporting abuses in the guard. >>> travis air force base could soon become more green. officials are talking to a french company about building a facility that would generate solar power to the base. travis, located in solano county, is only one of two air force bases in california with solar projects. the other one is edwards air force base in the mow has mojave desert. >> there could be more delays traveling through san francisco intreacial airport. this is the third and last weekend crews are installing new runway lights and safety systems
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Oct 1, 2012 2:00am PDT
into something not short of benghazi-gate. what is going on here? >> chris: defense secretary panetta, finally calling the benghazi assault an act of terrorism. while republican senator bob corker joins a growing number of officials questioning whether the obama administration was involved in a cover-up. and, we're back now with the panel. the director of national intelligence issued an extraordinary statement friday afternoon, that their initial information was, that it was a spontaneous protest, but since then they got new information, they revised their assessment, and they now believe it was a deliberate, quoted, deliberate and organized terrorist attack. question, bill: does that get the obama white house off the hook in their shifting explanations of what happened in benghazi? >> well, it shouldn't because it was clear, it was a terrorist attack and leon panetta said it was obviously an attack, before susan rice said it was a spontaneous protest about a video and the president has a big investment in the narrative, is usama bin laden dead an al-queda finished and, it turns out al qaeda a
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Sep 26, 2012 7:00am PDT
reason why adults cannot join the military. the group estimates that the department of defense spends about $1 billion each year to care for overnight active duty members, their families as well as veterans. so the group looking at schools to solve the problem. they say schools serve out some $400 billion calorie us of junk food every single year. that's the -- that's the equivalent of $2 billion candy bars. they are hoping it will start in the school, where there's changes in the meals and snags and that will -- snacks and that will mean healthier adulls. they are saying the expanding waist line affecting national security according to the study. dave? >> thank you, rene. >>> a lot of americans are looking for the fastest way to lose weight. this center for weight loss in novato advertises the lipo-tron that eliminates body fat. the fda says it's not safe. a state complaint has been filed against the center and the doctor because they say the device can cause burns and reported electric shocks to the patient. >> it is inexplicable that this remains on the market. >> people come to me
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